Tornado confirmed in Calhoun County; warm weather continues




Bainbridge received just 0.23 inches of rain on Monday afternoon, most of it coming between 4-5 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Service. There was a citizen report of a tornado touchdown near Cooktown Road in Miller County at around 1:30 p.m. However, the Georgia State Patrol office in Colquitt said it did not receive any reports of a tornado.

A rotten and water-logged tree fell along Lovers Lane Road in Lee County around 6 p.m., according to WALB. The branches fell into the road and hit the windshield of one car another car hit the limbs. They did not sustain serious damage and no one was hurt. A fallen tree along Radium Springs Road tonight knocked out electricity to more than 1600 Georgia Power customers in south Dougherty County. The power was later restored.

Here is the current forecast for Southwest Georgia, from the National Weather Service:

Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the morning.



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